The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 498 519 430
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -89
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 89 47 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.093% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 62
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£350 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 83 £385 +2.66% 14
London +27 38 £425 -2.85% 9
South East -17 16 £389 +3.66% 1
West Midlands +7 11 £350 - 3
South West -9 10 £178 -58.11%
Hampshire -27 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
City of London +8 5 £388 -10.14% 2
North East - 4 - -
East of England - 2 £526 - 1
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £526 -
Berkshire 0 1 £438 -
Yorkshire -9 1 £370 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £340 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 115 (60.85%) SAN
2 88 (46.56%) VMware
3 84 (44.44%) NetApp
4 83 (43.92%) EMC
5 81 (42.86%) Windows
6 63 (33.33%) Cisco
7 55 (29.10%) Brocade
8 48 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (23.28%) HP
10 34 (17.99%) NAS
11 32 (16.93%) UNIX
11 32 (16.93%) Red Hat
12 31 (16.40%) Oracle
13 30 (15.87%) IBM
13 30 (15.87%) Finance
14 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
14 29 (15.34%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (14.81%) Migration
15 28 (14.81%) Linux
16 26 (13.76%) HPUX
17 25 (13.23%) NetBackup
18 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 21 (11.11%) ITIL
19 21 (11.11%) Tivoli
19 21 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 21 (11.11%) Active Directory
20 20 (10.58%) Solaris
20 20 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (9.52%) Banking
21 18 (9.52%) 3PAR

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.12%) JBoss
3 4 (2.12%) Apache
3 4 (2.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (60.85%) SAN
2 34 (17.99%) NAS
3 29 (15.34%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (5.82%) DNS
4 11 (5.82%) DHCP
5 3 (1.59%) Internet
5 3 (1.59%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.53%) FCoE
6 1 (0.53%) DWDM
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) OLTP
General
1 30 (15.87%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.12%) Law
3 4 (2.12%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.53%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) CLARiiON
2 10 (5.29%) EMC Centera
3 9 (4.76%) IBM XIV
3 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.23%) Symmetrix
4 8 (4.23%) Replication
5 7 (3.70%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (2.12%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.59%) Clustering
7 3 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Celerra
9 1 (0.53%) LPAR
9 1 (0.53%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.53%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 81 (42.86%) Windows
2 32 (16.93%) UNIX
3 28 (14.81%) Linux
4 26 (13.76%) HPUX
5 20 (10.58%) Solaris
6 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.65%) SUSE
10 5 (2.65%) Slackware
11 4 (2.12%) AIX
12 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.81%) Migration
2 21 (11.11%) ITIL
3 20 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (8.47%) Change Control
5 9 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.65%) Workflow
9 5 (2.65%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.12%) Product Management
10 4 (2.12%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.12%) Project Management
10 4 (2.12%) BCP
11 3 (1.59%) Change Management
11 3 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (1.59%) Time Management
12 2 (1.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.35%) SQL
2 11 (5.82%) Shell Script
3 10 (5.29%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.23%) Perl
5 1 (0.53%) C
5 1 (0.53%) REXX
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.82%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.70%) NCDA
5 5 (2.65%) NCIE
5 5 (2.65%) VCP4
5 5 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.12%) Degree
7 2 (1.06%) MCP
7 2 (1.06%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MOS
8 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 48 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.82%) SRDF
5 10 (5.29%) vSphere
5 10 (5.29%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.23%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.65%) NFS
7 5 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.12%) XenApp
8 4 (2.12%) XenServer
8 4 (2.12%) vCloud
9 3 (1.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (1.59%) Firmware
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.53%) Xen
10 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (13.23%) NetBackup
2 21 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 21 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (5.29%) SCOM
5 8 (4.23%) Legato
6 6 (3.17%) ARCserve
7 5 (2.65%) Puppet
8 4 (2.12%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.12%) EMC Navisphere
8 4 (2.12%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (2.12%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.12%) SCCM
8 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.59%) OpenView
10 2 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.06%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 88 (46.56%) VMware
2 84 (44.44%) NetApp
3 83 (43.92%) EMC
4 63 (33.33%) Cisco
5 55 (29.10%) Brocade
6 44 (23.28%) HP
7 32 (16.93%) Red Hat
8 31 (16.40%) Oracle
9 30 (15.87%) IBM
10 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.52%) 3PAR
12 14 (7.41%) SAP
13 12 (6.35%) FalconStor
14 10 (5.29%) Symantec
14 10 (5.29%) Dell
15 9 (4.76%) Hitachi
16 6 (3.17%) Citrix
16 6 (3.17%) CA
17 5 (2.65%) Compaq
17 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
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